Geologist Jeff Broberg explores the origins of the Driftless Region
Estuaries in the Great Lakes are among the most productive, life-supporting and interesting environments on the planet.
A deep dive into the permitting process for the decades-old Northshore mine and the proposed PolyMet mine reveals a lot about the flaws in the system.
The life-and-death secrets of mussels.
A researcher records sounds under the surface of Minnesota lakes and hopes to learn whether humans are disturbing the lives of the denizens of the deep.
Mid-ocean ballast water exchange is working well to keep non-native aquatic organisms from invading the Great Lakes, but scientists are racing to find more secure solutions.
Learning about a man whose holistic thinking and scientific rigor continue to protect Minnesota’s natural resources decades after his death.
Human policy decisions may pose a more imminent threat to caribou than climate change.
A study in Voyageurs National Park is revealing details about wolf predation on beavers, leading to new insights about the ways wolves hunt—breakthrough information helping scientists create a fuller picture of how wolves impact the larger ecosystem.
Tribes are working on many fronts to push Minnesota to do a better job of protecting the environment.